Home Daycares in Manchester

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Small-scale child care programs near you

When smaller is better, home daycare is the best. Find great options for infants & toddlers near you.


Ms. Katherine

Infant Care

A small-scale daycare in Springfield, Ms. Katherine provides care for just 6 children at a time. As with all home daycares, her program is licensed by the state and she’s completed training in childhood ages & stages, medication administration, and food safety. In this mixed-age group program, children get the socialization, stimulation and support they need to learn and grow. Parents are often surprised to discover home daycares like Ms. Katherine right in the neighborhood. See more details and take the survey to see if she has an opening for your little one.


Ms. Amy

Academic Prep

I started taking care of children when I was in high school and I got a job as a teacher’s assistant at a nearby daycare. After college, I got teacher certified and worked in daycare once again. After an interim period in the corporate and small business worlds, I returned to Early Childhood Education, this time directing a literacy program in public schools and then teaching in a local preschool. Opening a child care program in my own home gives me an opportunity to use my experience and my teaching skills in a new setting. I provide a safe and loving atmosphere, and I value every child’s uniqueness. I recognize that I’m a really important adult for kids who spend time with me every day, and I focus on making kids feel cared for and loved. I’m so excited about this new chapter!


Ms. Natalie

Play-Based Learning

Ms. Natalie’s home daycare in Feeding Hills caters to infants and toddlers, ages 3 months–5 years. As with every Massachusetts daycare on NeighborSchools, her program is licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care. That way you know providers have completed a 3-part background record check, and that their home environments have passed a detailed health and safety inspection. Ms. Natalie’s daycare is a great option for parents that want that small-scale, personal feeling with a daycare provider you can develop a real relationship with. Take the survey to see if she has a spot that works for you or check out the full profile for more details.


Ms. Nilsa

Play-Based Learning

I became a mother 13 years ago and I went to school to study early childhood to be a preschool teacher. My favorite thing about caring for children is watching them explore and discover. That has been a highlight for me throughout my7 years of experience. I have worked as an early childhood educator in daycare centers, and most recently I have been working in my own daycare program. People have said that I create an environment that is comfortable and happy. I focus on building independence, and I especially love to watch them express themselves. I’m proud when I think about all the children I've helped grow and learn. That's what makes this work so special.

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There are 40 licensed home daycares in Manchester. Most parents don’t know that home daycare is regulated by the Office of Early Childhood, just like the big preschool centers.

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Other daycares near Manchester

All of these nearby daycares are licensed by the Office of Early Childhood. While they don’t work with NeighborSchools, you can visit the government website here to try to contact them directly.

Sheryl Nearine

31 Yale Drive, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.41061

Licensed for 6

Sheryl Nearine runs a licensed Family Child Care program in Manchester. As with all home daycares in Connecticut, her program is licensed by the Office of Early Childhood, which ensures that she’s completed trainings in childhood development, health & safety. Home daycares like this are a great option for parents looking for small-scale, personalized child care.
Angela Wing

166 Middle Tpke E, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.52833

Licensed for 6

This home daycare in Manchester is led by Angela Wing, a licensed Family Child Care educator. By choosing licensed child care, you can rest assured that the provider has passed a government-issued background record check, and that the home daycare environment has been inspected by the state licensing department. With a maximum of just 6 children, this program is a good option for parents close to home near Manchester.
Rebecca M Duval

27 Dudley St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.52342

Licensed for 6

Home daycares like Rebecca M Duval’s are a favorite with parents who want a small-scale child care program near Manchester. All daycares on NeighborSchools are fully licensed, so you know they’ve passed a background record check and educators have completed trainings in childhood development, health & safety. This daycare takes just 6 children, so each child gets lots of individualized care while learning to socialize in a small group setting.
Melissa Barstow

105 Trebbe Drive, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.31201

Licensed for 6

Family child care provider Ms. Melissa runs this daycare out of her home in Manchester, Connecticut. She’s licensed by the state to care for up to 6 children, which means she’s completed required trainings and continuing education hours. Family child care programs can be a great fit for parents that want their child to get lots of individualized care and attention.
Jessica M Cronin

181 E Elridge St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.55304

Licensed for 6

A small, local home daycare in nearby Manchester, Connecticut led by Ms. Jessica. Many parents choose home daycares because the small group sizes can be great for infant and toddler development, and they are often more affordable than preschool centers. This child care program takes just 6 kids.
Dena M Schroll

45 Westerly St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.53090

Licensed for 6

Parents looking for a small-scale child care often prefer home daycares, like this one with Ms. Dena in Manchester, Connecticut. Better ratios, more flexible schedules, and lots of love for the little ones are the keys. Most daycares take a mix of ages, which helps with childhood development as infants learn from toddlers, and the preschoolers act as role models for the babies. And this daycare takes a maximum of 6 kids total!
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Even more home daycares in Manchester

You’d be surprised just how many small-scale child care programs there are in Manchester. to find options that work for you.

Lakeya Dantzler

60 Garden St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.56852

Licensed for 6

Kathy Faria

250 Ferguson Road, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.31687

Licensed for 6

Fernanda Gonzalez Cardoso

190 John Olds Drive, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.57110

Licensed for 6

Kelly Shamasian

138 Wells St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.56193

Licensed for 6

Sonia Nunez Colon

229 Autumn St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.57270

Licensed for 6

Frida Curiel

38 Florence St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.57114

Licensed for 6

Rosa Burgos

125 Birch St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.57074

Licensed for 6

Ann Martell

186 Henry Street, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.41375

Licensed for 6

Laura S Perez

132 Oak Street, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.57060

Licensed for 6

Jennifer Suarez

129 Birch St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.56718

Licensed for 6

Maura Alarcon

249 Henry St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.57162

Licensed for 6

Victoria P Lindstrom

35 Oakwood Rd, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.45603

Licensed for 6

Monique Delmadge

131 Jacqueline Dr, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.56979

Licensed for 6

Barbara McCooe

13 Munroe Street, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.21761

Licensed for 6

Joy A Press

431 Summit St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.56945

Licensed for 6

Elizabeth A Dewitt

2 Lockwood St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.53243

Licensed for 6

Susan R Skoog

168 Carriage Drive, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.54921

Licensed for 6

Deborah Moorhouse

179 Henry Street, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.21797

Licensed for 6

Patricia M Rokycky

134 North School Street, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.41166

Licensed for 6

Jacqueline Velez

124 Maple St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.55233

Licensed for 6

Denise Gaston

103 Walek Farms Rd, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.53182

Licensed for 6

Michele Brock

120 Saddle Hill Rd, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.41210

Licensed for 6

Deborah Moyer

169 Glennwood Street, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.13462

Licensed for 6

Deborah A Nodelman

62 Woodhill Road, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.54748

Licensed for 6

Noella Dussault

41 Westerly St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.31933

Licensed for 6

Line Roy

19 Lewis Street, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.31424

Licensed for 6

Ana-Maria Lage

55 South Alton Street, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.25459

Licensed for 6

Paula St. Germain

10 Canterbury St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.14545

Licensed for 6

Kristi King

156 Broad St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.55172

Licensed for 6

Monique Giola

684 Bush Hill Rd, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.56365

Licensed for 6

Phyllis Leclerc

317 S Main Street, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.23097

Licensed for 6

Lynn Behrmann

512 Taylor St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.26472

Licensed for 6

Nelly Ayala

111 Tanner Street, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.54141

Licensed for 6

Tami Gates

70 Foley St, Manchester, CT

License # DCFH.41390

Licensed for 6

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We know how hard finding good child care can be - especially for first-time parents. But really good care is what gives you the peace of mind to go back to work and feel confident that your child is getting the stimulation, socialization, and support they need to learn and grow.

So we created NeighborSchools to make this piece of parenthood a whole lot easier. We say “easier” because, let’s be honest, it’s still a big thing to figure out, but working together we can help you find some good options, understand the whole process, and choose a program you’ll feel really good about.

Most first-time parents don’t know exactly what they’re looking for, so we created a simple survey that will ask you questions about your lifestyle, your daily routines, and your preferences for child care. We’ll then share 3 personalized recommendations that we think might be a good fit. We’ll also give you a timeline that maps out when we would suggest you start touring programs, choose a daycare, and pay a deposit to secure a spot. Your timeline is based on when you want to start care - so you set the pace, and you decide when you’ve found the right match.

Nope. Our daycare recommendation service is free for parents. The other half of our business is helping these small-scale daycares with software and services that handle all their administrative tasks, like online contracting, payment processing, and licensing requirements. Before NeighborSchools, services like these were only designed for large corporate child care centers, and part of our mission is to level the playing field for small, independent child care programs. That’s why we picked the name NeighborSchools - we’re all about making child care more personal, more human, and more equitable for the incredible individuals who do this work and care for our children.

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